Sport Giancarlo Stanton 'running the show' on any potential trades

19:06  14 november  2017
19:06  14 november  2017 Source:   Los Angeles Times

Report: Cardinals plan to talk to Marlins about Stanton, Yelich

  Report: Cardinals plan to talk to Marlins about Stanton, Yelich The St. Louis Cardinals will reportedly make adding a quality outfielder a key part of their offseason agenda. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals will be in search of a middle-of-the-order hitter who will slot into the outfield. With the team unwilling to pay big bucks and compete in free agency for slugger J.D. Martinez, they are more likely to seek talks with the Miami Marlins, who are likely to make at least one of Giancarlo Stanton or Christian Yelich available. The Cardinals will also be in the market for one of the many late-inning relievers available, with closer Greg Holland at the top of their list. It looks like it’s going to be a big offseason in St. Louis, as the team has been linked to another big bat as well — though perhaps a less attainable one. It’s clear that missing the playoffs for two seasons in a row has not sat well with them.

“ Giancarlo ’s running the show .” Hypothetically, the Marlins could receive four trade offers and Stanton might only accept the one that provides the worst return. Or he could refuse to go anywhere else, choosing instead to remain in Miami and luxuriate in the

At this point, it’s unclear who’ll be running the show and what kind of advisers will be around to dole out opinions. with any regularity over the past few months know that Marlins outfielders Giancarlo Stanton , Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna have frequently come up as potential trade chips.

a crowd of people watching a baseball game: The Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton at bat in the last game of the season against the Atlanta Braves as Stanton attempted to tie Babe Ruth's season home run record on October 1, 2017, at Marlins Park in Miami.© CARL JUSTE/Miami Herald/TNS The Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton at bat in the last game of the season against the Atlanta Braves as Stanton attempted to tie Babe Ruth's season home run record on October 1, 2017, at Marlins Park in Miami.

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When and if it comes to trading Giancarlo Stanton - to St. Louis, to San Francisco, to Boston, to Philadelphia, or to wherever - the decision will ultimately rest on his broad shoulders.

The full no-trade provision in Stanton's contract gives him final say on whatever deal the Marlins are able to work out for him, veto power that puts him in the drivers' seat.

Report: Cardinals plan to talk to Marlins about Stanton, Yelich

  Report: Cardinals plan to talk to Marlins about Stanton, Yelich The St. Louis Cardinals will reportedly make adding a quality outfielder a key part of their offseason agenda. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals will be in search of a middle-of-the-order hitter who will slot into the outfield. With the team unwilling to pay big bucks and compete in free agency for slugger J.D. Martinez, they are more likely to seek talks with the Miami Marlins, who are likely to make at least one of Giancarlo Stanton or Christian Yelich available. The Cardinals will also be in the market for one of the many late-inning relievers available, with closer Greg Holland at the top of their list. It looks like it’s going to be a big offseason in St. Louis, as the team has been linked to another big bat as well — though perhaps a less attainable one. It’s clear that missing the playoffs for two seasons in a row has not sat well with them.

The St . Louis Cardinals have been mentioned in trade talks for Giancarlo Stanton numerous times this month. But there is only one Giancarlo Stanton . And the Cardinals are right there atop the list of potential fits for the Marlins' slugger.

With Miami Marlins’ slugger Giancarlo Stanton recently clearing waivers and rumors of him being on the trade market surfacing, should the Phillies make a push for the right-handed slugger? In any potential trade scenario, no team is going to take on the entirety of his remaining money because

"He's got complete power," said a former front-office executive. "Giancarlo's running the show."

Hypothetically, the Marlins could receive four trade offers and Stanton might only accept the one that provides the worst return. Or he could refuse to go anywhere else, choosing instead to remain in Miami and luxuriate in the three-story penthouse he bought there recently.

"I'd say that's definitely a possibility," Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill said. "That's why I don't like to comment on rumors because you never know how things are going to play out."

Hill said the Marlins have an idea of which teams Stanton would accept in a trade.

"I do have a sense, and we'll keep that internal, and at the appropriate time we'll discuss whatever we need to discuss," Hill said.

Report: Marlins would like to trade Stanton to Cardinals

  Report: Marlins would like to trade Stanton to Cardinals The Miami Marlins apparently have a trade partner in mind with regard to the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Marlins view the St. Louis Cardinals as an appealing suitor in a Stanton trade. The team has many premium pitching prospects, such as Alex Reyes and Jack Flaherty. They are also believed to be willing to part with some of them to bring Stanton to St. Louis.One big problem for the Cardinals could be the fact that Stanton may prefer a move to one of the coasts, with the Midwest less appealing to him.

Benintendi will never approach the prolific home run totals that Stanton can deliver. He’s not that type of hitter. Red Sox Rumors: Boston could pursue trade for Giancarlo Stanton 3w ago. It’s possible the outlook on these potential trade pieces could change by then but I wouldn’t count on it. Top 50 TV Shows on Netflix.

Last week, Yahoo’s Tim Brown approached Giancarlo Stanton with a question: Had the Marlins’ relatively positive showing this season The chart below underscores Stanton ’s earning potential . If the Marlins trade Stanton , the closest comp will be the Red Sox selling Ruth to the Yankees in 1919.

It's all part of the challenge the Marlins have in trying to trade their elite slugger, who led the Majors with 59 home runs last season but comes with a hefty price tag, a $295 million contract most teams are unwilling to touch.

"No-trade clauses are fun the day you sign them," the former executive said. "But then things like this happen and you're, 'Oh (expletive).'"

For years, the Marlins had a standing policy of not granting no-trade protection to any players signed to long-term deals. Mark Buehrle and Jose Reyes wanted no-trade wording put into their contracts when they signed with Miami in 2011, and the Marlins refused with each.

After one season in Miami, both were traded.

It became a challenge for the Marlins to deal former catcher Charles Johnson to the Rockies in 2002, all because Johnson had full no-trade rights built into his contract. Johnson refused to agree to the trade at first and waived his rights only after the Marlins offered to give him an extra $1 million to leave.

Report: Marlins would like to trade Stanton to Cardinals

  Report: Marlins would like to trade Stanton to Cardinals The Miami Marlins apparently have a trade partner in mind with regard to the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Marlins view the St. Louis Cardinals as an appealing suitor in a Stanton trade. The team has many premium pitching prospects, such as Alex Reyes and Jack Flaherty. They are also believed to be willing to part with some of them to bring Stanton to St. Louis.One big problem for the Cardinals could be the fact that Stanton may prefer a move to one of the coasts, with the Midwest less appealing to him.

Boston Red Sox potential trade targets: Giancarlo Stanton to Joakim Soria. ESPN - 03 Oct 2017 Giancarlo Stanton led the majors with 59 home runs and 132 RBIs this season, but his future with the Marlins could be up in the air with the team's new ownership.

Despite having home-field advantage, Giancarlo Stanton was unable to defend his Home Run A team involved in a potential trade may expect Miami either to pay down that 5 million or take Last week, SiriusXM's Craig Mish reported that the Giants have shown more interest in Stanton than

But the Marlins, in order to sign Stanton in 2014, caved in on his demands and gave him no-trade protection.

"We were trying to sign the player and felt that was the best way to make that happen," Hill said. "Ultimately, we felt comfortable enough to make the deal and made the deal."

Now the Marlins, who are trying to cut payroll to about $90 million next season, could have trouble not only finding another team willing to take on all or most of Stanton's future salary, but also finding one to his liking.

The Cardinals and Giants are thought to be most interested in Stanton. Philadelphia is considered a long shot among teams most often linked to him, as the Phillies are in rebuilding mode and Stanton would prefer to play for a winner.

But does he want to play in either St. Louis or San Francisco? Or Boston?

That decision is Stanton's, and Stanton's alone.

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Report: Giants are the favorites to land Giancarlo Stanton .
While the MLB world waits for the first shoe to drop, it’s looking more and more like NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton might head out west to the San Francisco Giants. According to this report from Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, the Miami Marlins have had “deeper discussions” with the Giants to trade their star outfielder. The Giants themselves are now seen as favorites to land Stanton.Source says Marlins and Giants have had "deeper discussions" on a Giancarlo Stanton deal. Believes Giants are favorites to land the NL MVP, though Cardinals may still be a factor.

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